10 Reasons to Choose Quality Early Learning and Child Care

Expert knowledge Early childhood educators are experts in child development and are trained to create inspiring learning environments!
Intentionality Early childhood educators provide your child the gift of time and attention. They will stop and explore the new flowers or jump in the mud puddles with your child.
Young at heart Early childhood educators know how to have fun! They’re not afraid to be silly and laugh with your child; all while nurturing your child’s creativity and helping to build their self-confidence.
Setting limits Every child needs reasonable boundaries, such as no playing ball inside. Early childhood educators set limits and support families in doing the same.
Love of literacy Early childhood educators read and tell stories, sing songs, and do puppet shows to inspire a love of language and to build early literacy skills.
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Confidence boost Early childhood educators provide safe opportunities for your child to be independent and to become confident in their personality and decision making skills.
Inspired learning Early childhood educators ask open-ended questions to inspire creative thought and curiosity, to encourage children to explore, and to make learning fun.
Life skills Early childhood educators use their expertise to develop programs that use play as a tool for teaching math, literacy, science and essential life skills that last for life!
Making friends Early childhood educators are educated to appropriately support children to gain social skills, which are so important in making friends and developing positive relationships!
Helping hand Everyone gets stumped by parenting from time to time - juggling schedules, demands, and behaviours. When it gets tough and you need someone to talk to, reach out to your child’s early childhood educator!
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September Article Club


Just for You Children's Centre (51 Watts Ave, Charlottetown) will be hosting the Article Club on Thursday September 21st! Come by at 6:00 pm to tour the centre and learn a little bit about the program, ask questions, and take notes of new ideas! Then at 6:30 pm we will gather round to discuss this month's hot topic article and snack on some munchies! This club is open for anyone to attend.

This club meeting will focus on Emotional Intelligence!  Emotional Intelligence is the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one's emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. Emotional intelligence is the key to both personal and professional success. This month's article is called "Emotional Intelligence: Using Our Brain to Stay Cool under Pressure" by Holly Elissa Bruno, it is attached under "Additional Documentation" below.

Everyone will come to the Article Club ready to debate and discuss the ideas in the article, and get some new ideas, and some yummy treats along the way! Every month we will hold the meeting at a different centre so educators can explore each unique centre's set up. Come get inspired!

The article will be mailed out to participants 1 week prior to the event.

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September Article Club Article

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Please be aware that to receive a full refund of your registration fees, notice must be provided to the ECDA, via email, 2 weeks prior to the start date of the event. Beyond that, to receive a 50% refund of fees for a cancelled registration, appropriate documentation ie, doctor's certificate or such must be provided.